Common Names: Alhanasia (Greek Name meaning “Immortality”), Bachelor’s Buttons, Bitter Buttons, Common Tansy, Ginger Plant, Golden Buttons, Hindheal, Parsley Fern, Stinking Willie
Scientific Name: Tanacetum Vulgare L.,Vulgare, Compositae, Composite Family
Common Uses: Aromatic, diaphoretic, anthelmintic, emmenogogue (assists menstrual flow), carminative (relieves intestinal gas), vermifuge (expel intestinal worms) and tonic.
*Warnings: Poisonous in overdoses.
Origin: Native European plant. It grows in Europe, in the United States from the Atlantic seaboard westward to Minnesota, and in Oregon and Nevada.